›› Convert metre to chinese mile


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How many meter in 1 li? The answer is 500.
We assume you are converting between metre and chinese mile.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1 meter, or 0.002 li.
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›› Quick conversion chart of meter to li

1 meter to li = 0.002 li

10 meter to li = 0.02 li

50 meter to li = 0.1 li

100 meter to li = 0.2 li

200 meter to li = 0.4 li

500 meter to li = 1 li

1000 meter to li = 2 li



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›› Definition: Meter

The metre, symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of "length", in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. The internationally-accepted spelling of the unit in English is "metre", although the American English spelling meter is a common variant. However, both American and non-American forms of English agree that the spelling "meter" should be used as a suffix in the names of measuring devices such as chronometers and micrometers.


›› Definition: Chinese mile

The li (里, lǐ) is a traditional Chinese unit of distance, which has varied considerably over time but now has a standardized length of 500 meters or half a kilometer (c. 1640 feet). A modern li consists of 1,500 Chinese "feet" or chi and, in the past, was often translated as a "mile." Since the li has generally been only about a third as long as the mile, translating the character as "Chinese mile" or simply "li" is much less likely to produce confusion or error.


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